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EcoCinema Cafe – A Marathon Film Festival

  Join us for the 4th annual Environmental Film Festival Marathon at John Jay College. Three Days. Award winning movies and inspiring discussions in the Student Dining Hall 8 am – 9 pm  April 24-26 Schedule highlights to date: Pachamama

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Sustainable Vancouver: Lessons in Variability

by Joan Hoffmann Planning a trip while decluttering my office and preparing for a presentation precluded formation of precise anticipations. Vancouver, therefore, handed me a string of surprises and unexpected lessons. My first reaction was a desire to stand up

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Series: Sustainability and You

Tomer Joshua Environmental Psychology December 2015 My Journey towards Subjective Self-Awareness I grew up in the desert in Israel and spent a lot of my time outdoors. I had a strong connection to nature, always thinking about behaving in a

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Traditional Korean Paper and Creative Sustainable Practice: Exhibition Review

By Milena Popov The exhibition titled Re:visioning HANJI, that has opened on March 9th at the Gallery Korea in Korean Cultural Center in New York, celebrates 1000 years of the rich history of hanji. Hanji is traditional Korean handmade paper

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Food should be shared, not thrown away! by Rolando Galan There is enough food to feed everyone worldwide, but in the course of a year about 1.3 billion tons of food were wasted by gluttonous human behavior (Buzy).There are currently

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College Student vs. Farmers Market by Michelle Sharkansky Just like most other kids in the United States, one of my favorite things to have in the morning was a big bowl of sugary cereal most likely produced by General Mills.

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Plastic Water Bottles and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch by Cesar Ponce   The fall semester at John Jay was quite unique for me. For my Sustainability 280 class, I was assigned to make a behavior change that would promote

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Series: Sustainability and You

by Amanda Zufolo   Reusable Water Bottle vs. Plastic Water Bottles Back in the beginning of the semester, we were asked to pick a sustainable habit and follow through with it until the end of the semester, but ultimately for

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Series: Sustainability and You

Sustainability & You Series   Over the course of the fall 2015 semester, students in Jennifer Pipitone’s Environmental Psychology: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Sustainability course carried out a semester project entitled “Sustainability& You.” The project was designed to give students insight

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Student Post – Measuring your Ecological Footprint

Ecological Footprint By Serena Windett, student in Prof. Popov’s Introduction to Sustainability Studies class   The term “ecological footprint” is unfamiliar to a lot of people around the world. It is important because it measures the impact of a person

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